American Revolution/ Guns for General Washington (General George…
American Revolution/ Guns for General Washington
General George Washington
George Washington was 26 when he go married. He was married to Martha Custis. She had two children named Jacky and Patsy.
George became president April 30, 1789. He finished his terms on March 4, 1797.
Washington was a Christian.
George Washington was very important to the American Revolution. He was the General and came up with great ideas for strategies.
He died on December 14, 1799.
Washing was on the Colonists side. He fought for his freedom and his life.
He was born of February 22, 1732.
Washington was a General of the Continental Army.
George Washington participated in the French and Indian war. He used many strategies from the Indians.
Washington learned how to be a surveyor.
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Washington inherited his first slaves at the age of eleven.
He wanted to be a farmer.
He did not have a middle name (just George Washington).
He was born at Pope's Creek, Virginia.
He did not have any kids. Washington had two step-kid.
He was 6' 2' and weight 174lbs.
He was General of the Continental Army from June 15, 1775 to December 23, 1783.
George died at the age of 67.
Washington loved to dance.
He was first elected in 1758 to be in public office.
Causes of the Revolution
Some laws Britain made.
The British taxing the Colonists.
Boston Tea Party.
Lack of American Freedom.
Treaty of Paris
America became a free country.
The Colonies won more land.
British removed ALL of their troops from the Colonies.
America would not punish the Loyalist that lived in the Colonies.
America promised Britain they would pay Britain all of the debt they owed.
Important Events of the Revolution
Boston Tea Party
"The Shot Heard Round the Word" (know one knew who fired the first shot).
The Ride of Paul Revere (this is when he yelled his famous quote "The British are coming, the British are coming!").
All of the TAXES (e.x. Stamp Act, Sugar Act, and othe taxes).
Advantages of the Patriots
The Colonists defended their OWN PRINCIPLES.
The Colonists defended their OWN LAND.
The Colonists were able to get HELP and SUPPLIES from France.
They had strong LEADERSHIP (e.x.John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, Benjamin Franklin, and George Washington).
The Colonist defended their OWN BELIEFS.